Crisci Associates
204 State Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone: (717)234-1716
Fax: (717)234-1824

Holston & Crisci

Crisci Associates, July 28, 2014
* Moody Rating Service Lowers State Bond Rating Citing Pension Crisis

Moody's Investors Service Monday cited the Commonwealth’s current pension crisis as a key reason for downgrading Pennsylvania’s general obligation rating to Aa3 from Aa2.

* Political News & NewsClips

Here's a collection of NewsClips from around the state on political topics of interest--

* Session Schedule

Here is the latest voting session schedule for the Senate and House--

* On The Senate/House Agenda

Here are the Senate and House Calendars and Committee showing bills of interest--

* Bills Introduced

The following bill of interest was introduced this week--

* PA Legislative Services Interviews Sen. Brubaker, Rep. Clymer

PA Legislative Services posted interviews with two more members of the General Assembly retiring at the end of their current terms--

* Weeks Ahead

Upcoming meetings, hearings and other events on legislative issues in Harrisburg, unless otherwise noted.   NEW means new from last week.

* PUC OKs Temporary Licenses For Lyft, Uber To Operate In Allegheny County

The Public Utility Commission Thursday granted emergency temporary authority for Lyft and Rasier-PA (Uber) to operate in Allegheny County.

* PA Bulletin: Philadelphia Parking Authority Taxicab Regulations, Executive Order Index

The Philadelphia Parking Authority published notice of final regulations on taxicab medallion sales by the Authority and taxicab and limousine division fee assessments for 2015 in the July 26 PA Bulletin.

* PAs U.S. Senators Introduce Eastern Federal District Court Nominees

In a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) introduced Wendy Beetlestone, Mark Kearney, Jay Leeson and Jerry Pappert -- as U.S. District judicial nominees for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. President Obama nominated these judges upon the joint recommendation of Sens. Casey and Toomey.

* Gov. Corbett To Hold Jobs Summit Aug. 25-26 In Pittsburgh

Gov. Corbett will host a Jobs 1st Summit in Pittsburgh on August 25-26 to discuss how the Commonwealth can align education, training, and technology resources to better connect employees with employer needs.

* CLICK HERE To Print Entire PA Capitol Digest

CLICK HERE to Print The Entire PA Capitol Digest.

* PA Capitol Digest Twitter Feed

To make it even easier to get time-critical news happening in and around the Pennsylvania State Capitol, sign up to receive the PA Capitol Digest Twitter feed by going to:

* About PA Capitol Digest

PA Capitol Digest is published weekly for the private use of the clients of Crisci Associates, a Harrisburg-based government and public affairs firm whose clients include Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations.  For more information call 717-234-1716.  Send comments and questions to:

Previous PA Capitol Digest

© 2008 Crisci Associates